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See definition of dexter on Dictionary.com
  • as inpropitious
  • as inright
  • as inbenign

synonyms for dexter

  • advantageous
  • auspicious
  • opportune
  • beneficial
  • benign
  • brave
  • bright
  • encouraging
  • favoring
  • fortunate
  • happy
  • hopeful
  • lucky
  • pat
  • promising
  • prosperous
  • rosy
  • seasonable
  • timely
  • toward
  • useful
  • well-timed
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antonyms for dexter

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  • inauspicious
  • inopportune
  • unlucky
  • cold
  • cool
  • unfavorable
  • unfriendly
  • unpromising
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How to use dexter in a sentence

Miss Dexter introduced the girl at the other end of the seat—another senior, Miss Purvis.
RUTH FIELDING AT COLLEGEALICE B. EMERSON
This family consisted of a daughter Hope, and a son Dexter, now a lieutenant at eighteen.
A LIEUTENANT AT EIGHTEENOLIVER OPTIC
The last of the six was just leaving him after this process had been completed, when Mr Dexter called him back.
THE GOLD BATP. G. WODEHOUSE
Dexter promised to keep his name out of the business, and went straight to the Old Man, and Patterson got turfed out on the spot.
THE GOLD BATP. G. WODEHOUSE
"Let us talk only of love," returned he, thoughtfully rolling up his dexter sleeve.
THE FIEND'S DELIGHTDOD GRILE
Dexter understood himself, and Jessie understood him: such folk make no pretences; they are ineffably real.
THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY, VOLUME 14, NO. 86, DECEMBER, 1864VARIOUS
Success attended Dexter with a modest grace, and Swift shared in the good fortune.
THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY, VOLUME 14, NO. 86, DECEMBER, 1864VARIOUS
Here's Mr. Dexter's shop broke in, and his till robbed, and you off, and the Devil to pay!
THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY, VOLUME 14, NO. 86, DECEMBER, 1864VARIOUS
And if you see her not, will the reason be such as proves her worthy to be old Dexter's daughter?
THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY, VOLUME 14, NO. 86, DECEMBER, 1864VARIOUS
Dexter talked with a purpose when he made these arrangements, but he kept the purpose secret until the work was done.
THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY, VOLUME 14, NO. 86, DECEMBER, 1864VARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO DEXTER

  • auspicious
  • beneficent
  • benevolent
  • bright
  • charitable
  • dexter
  • encouraging
  • favorable
  • fortunate
  • good
  • lucky
  • merciful
  • propitious
  • salutary
  • smiling
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.